Last December, one of the most famous athletes in the world posted a shirtless Instagram photo of himself wearing reindeer antlers. But believe it or not, David Beckham’s visible body tattoos and festive, seasonal headgear weren’t the only things that had tongues wagging about the photo. A lot of conversation revolved around the British soccer star’s hair, which has appeared a lot thicker than it had been recently, which has led to much speculation that Beckham may have had a hair transplant.
Hair Loss in Men
Hair loss in men can occur for several reasons such as emotional or physical stress, skin conditions, thyroid problems amongst others, but the primary reason for hair loss in men is from a genetic predisposition known as androgenetic alopecia or known as male patterned baldness. For more information about how hair loss occurs in men, take a look at some of our blogs below.
There are many reasons why RHRLI treats hair loss, and one reason is related to obesity. Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the obesity rate among adults is 39.8 percent or about 93.3 million Americans. Obesity boosts a patient’s chances of having heart disease, stroke, and type-2 diabetes. As of 2008, the last year we have statistics for, obesity costs the US $147 billion….
There’s no getting around it. We worry about our hair constantly. We worry about how it looks. Is it too long or too short? We wonder if we’re wearing the right hairstyle. We fret about hair products we use. And if you think your hair might be thinning, most people begin to get really concerned. We hear all sorts of stories about hair loss and very often it’s difficult to determine what’s true and what isn’t. RHRLI knows it’s important for our patients to understand the truth about their hair loss.
Over the last few decades, low carb diets have been quite popular. You’ve probably heard about the Atkins diet or the keto diet. Both of these programs are based on the proposition that you will lose weight by limiting your intake of carbohydrates. But there are those who believe you might be losing more than just weight if you are following the keto diet. There are those who believe that the regimen also causes you to lose hair. At Robotic Hair Restoration of Long Island, we know that there are a lot of factors that can impact healthy hair. We also understand that many of you are looking for a healthy solution to hair loss.
If you’re losing your hair, it’s quite possible that you may have looked at yourself in the mirror and asked, “How did I get to this point?” Hair loss is something that happens slowly and progressively. You see the results in front of you, but you may be wondering whether your progression is normal and how and why people lose their hair in the first place. At RHRLI, we make it a point to spend time with our patients so they understand their hair loss and treatment and we also have the best permanent solution available. We want to tell you about this solution and about the evolution of your hair loss.
You hear them all the time: urban legends, old wives’ tales, myths. We often hear things that simply aren’t true, but many people believe anyway. At RHRLI, we hear myths all the time about hair loss. We’ll even hear patients repeat these myths. We want our patients to understand the truth about hair loss and why we feel that our permanent solution the ARTAS® System is the best hair restoration procedure out there. In March we told you about 5 common hair loss myths, so we want to tell you about 5 more.
Some people consider hair loss to be a condition that only affects older men. But hair loss doesn’t just affect men and it doesn’t just target one age group. Plenty of younger people lose their hair for various reasons. And even those who do lose a significant amount of hair when they’re younger, see different patterns of hair loss as they age. At RHRLI, we consult with all different types of patients from all different types of age groups and each group has different issues related to hair loss. We want to tell you about age groups and hair loss and tell you about our permanent solution to thinning hair.
When you think of hair transplants most people start at the top. More often than not, hair transplants are looked at as a solution to hair loss or thinning hair on the scalp. Healthy hair is removed from the sides and back the head and transferred to where they are needed, usually on the top or front of the scalp, particularly for those who suffer from male pattern hair loss. But there’s another type of hair transplant that’s becoming more and more popular that accepts donations below the scalp. This is a facial hair transplant, and they’re available at RHRLI.
In Act 1 Scene 3 of Hamlet, William Shakespeare wrote one of the most famous quotes in human history: “This above all: to thine own self be true.” Shakespeare also wrote many love sonnets, and while they may be on your mind as Valentine’s Day approaches, you shouldn’t forget to love yourself first. That’s why this is the year you should consider giving yourself the gift of a permanent solution to your hair loss at RHRLI.